2020 / 2021 / 2022 Chinese Public Holiday Calendar

In China, there are public holidays on 7 legal festivals in a year, namely New Year's Day, Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, and National Day.

Some people have a half day off on the following four days or anniversaries including Women's Day, Youth Day, Children's Day and Army Day of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Women have half day off on Women's Day. Young people over 14 years of age have a half day off on Youth Day. Children under 14 years old have a day off on Children's Day. Active members of the army have a half-day off on Army Day.

People celebrate many other festivals but they do not have time off: Arbor Day, International Nurses' Day, Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party, Teachers' Day and Journalists' Day.

Here is a detailed 2020 / 2021 / 2022 China public holiday schedule for your reference:

List of National Public Holidays of China in 2020 / 2021 / 2022

 
Festival Date 2020 days off 2021 days off 2022 days off
New Year's Day Jan. 1

Jan. 1, 2020

Jan. 1 - 3, 2021 Jan. 1 - 3, 2022
Chinese New Year

in Jan. or Feb.

Jan. 25, 2020; Holiday: Jan. 24 - 30

Feb. 12, 2021; Holiday: Feb. 11 - 17 Feb. 1, 2022; Holiday: Jan. 31 - Feb. 6
Qingming Festival Apr. 4 or 5

Apr. 4, 2020; Holiday: Apr. 4 - 6

Apr. 4, 2021; Holiday: Apr. 3 - 5 Apr. 5, 2022; Holiday: Apr. 3 - 5
May Day May 1 May 1 - 5, 2020 May 1 - 3, 2021 Apr. 30 - May. 2 , 2022
Dragon Boat Festival the 5th day of the 5th lunar month Jun. 25, 2020; Holiday: Jun. 25 - 27 Jun. 14, 2021; Holiday: Jun. 12 - 14 Jun. 3, 2022; Holiday: Jun. 3 - 5
Mid-Autumn Day the 15th day of the 8th lunar month Oct. 1, 2020, within the 
National Day holiday.
Sep. 21, 2021; Holiday: Sep. 19 - 21 Sep. 10, 2022; Holiday: Sep. 10 - 12
National Day Oct. 1 Oct. 1  - 7, 2020, prolong to Oct. 8 Oct. 1  - 7, 2021 Oct. 1  - 7, 2022
 
 

China Holidays for Certain Groups

 
Festival Date Official Holidays 2020 / 2021 / 2022 days off
Women's Day Mar. 8 half day for women half day of Mar. 8
Youth Day May 4 half day for youth above 14 years old half day of May 4
Children's Day Jun. 1 1 day for children under 13 years old Jun. 1
Army Day of Chinese PLA Aug. 1 half day for active army half day of Aug. 1
 
 

Other Festivals & Anniversaries in China

 
Festival Date Official Holidays
Arbor Day Mar. 12 no days off
International Nurse Day May 12 no days off
Anniversary of the Founding of CCP Jul. 1 no days off
Victory Day Sep. 3 no days off
Teachers' Day Sep. 10 no days off
Journalists' Day Nov. 8 no days off
 
- Last modified on Feb. 13, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on 2020 / 2021 / 2022 Public Holiday Calendar
Asked by carla sinclair from UNITED STATES | Feb. 11, 2020 11:59Reply
Chinese Holidays and Coronavirus
How long do the holidays last in the months of January and February that factories are closed? Are products from china having delayed shipments to the USA due to the coronavirus?
Answers (2)
Answered by Wen from WEN | Feb. 12, 2020 06:51
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I’m wondering the same, need to order some products but they seem to be on eternal holidays.
Answered by carla from USA | Feb. 13, 2020 06:03
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I just heard back from one of my suppliers, and evidently all shipments to the USA have been on hold, so it will be a while to get products from overseas.
Asked by Diana from USA | Jan. 19, 2020 11:24Reply
Shanghai seaport closing dates for Chinese New Year please
Closing dates for Chinese new year holiday at Shanghai seaport delivering to USA
thank you very much
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Answered by Jocelyn from DENMARK | Jan. 19, 2020 18:45
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Don't worry. As I know, it will open normally during that Chinese New Year Holiday.
Asked by Connie from MALAYSIA | Dec. 22, 2019 22:36Reply
1st January 2020
For the New year holiday are they open shop/business on New Year day?
How about Yide Lu for dries seafood, Beijing Lu and Shangxiajiu Lu?
Thank you.
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Answered by John from CANADA | Dec. 24, 2019 18:00
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Well, as I know, some shops would be closed during that period of time. But large shopping malls, chain restaurants & Cafes will still open during Chinese Lunar New Year.
Answered by Connie from MALAYSIA | Dec. 25, 2019 14:58
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Thank you very much and Happy New Year 2020
Asked by Jules from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 19, 2019 22:15Reply
Hohhot School Holidays
Hi, Just wondering if anyone may know where we could find school holiday dates for Hohhot, Inner Mongolia as we would like to avoid these dates. Many thanks,
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Answered by Eira from CANADA | Nov. 20, 2019 17:29
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July, August, January and early February will be the school holidays.
Answered by Jules from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 21, 2019 00:02
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Thank you, much appreciated.
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